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Avoid These Application Pitfalls

by Vantage Point on April 17, 2019

This time of year, our team is doing a lot of “ding analysis”, which is when someone who applied last year comes to us and [...]

Should Your MBA Application Strategy Include ‘Safety’ Schools?

by Stacy Blackman on April 15, 2019

The term safety school gets thrown around quite a bit in MBA admissions, and it’s important for applicants to have a clear understanding of what that term [...]

Get All Your MBA Application Questions Answered in This Five-Part Online Event Series!

by mbaMission on April 12, 2019

Are you thinking of applying to business school this year? Perhaps you are just starting to prepare for the GMAT or GRE exam, or maybe [...]

Tips for International Applicants to Top U.S. MBA Programs

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on April 11, 2019

International candidates submit more than half of MBA applications, yet the international student population across the top 20 US MBA programs is roughly 35%. Do [...]

Understanding Negation and Sample spaces

by e-GMAT on April 11, 2019

  Introduction Purpose: The purpose of this article is to help you think about negating statements so that you can apply the negation test for CR assumption [...]

Pros/Cons of Getting an International MBA (U.S. to Europe)

by Admissionado on April 10, 2019

As international experience becomes increasingly valuable in our ever-globalizing business landscape, the appeal of an MBA abroad is driving a higher number of U.S.-based applicants [...]

How Much Time Does it Take to Apply to B-School?

by Vantage Point on April 10, 2019

Last week we presented to a large bank’s analyst class, and one of the first questions we were asked was “when should I start working [...]

Personal MBA Coach’s 5-Month Round 1 Success Plan

by Personal MBA Coach on April 9, 2019

April is upon us! This means that the first round 1 deadline is likely just over five months away. While the 2019-2020 MBA application deadlines and [...]

The Bigger Picture: Choose

by Stacy Blackman on April 8, 2019

You probably haven’t heard of the movie Sliding Doors. It was released in 1998 and wasn’t exactly a blockbuster. The official description of the movie: [...]

How to solve GMAT Math questions using Venn Diagrams

by e-GMAT on April 5, 2019

Solving GMAT Math questions become easier if you are able to visualize the information in the form of a diagram. One of the most efficient [...]

Why Should You Do an Executive MBA (EMBA)?

by Aringo on April 4, 2019

If you are considering doing an Executive MBA (EMBA ) then you have probably been in the workforce for some time, and chances are you [...]

Don’t Quit Your Day Job

by Vantage Point on April 3, 2019

MBA applications take up a TON of time!! From studying for the GMAT to visiting schools, writing essays, prepping recommenders and interview prep, we estimate [...]

Personal MBA Coach’s Look At The 2020 US News and World Reports Best Business School Rankings

by Personal MBA Coach on April 3, 2019

With this month’s release of the 2020 US News and World Reports Best Business School Guide, MBA ranking are top of mind for all MBA [...]

Best MBA Essay Writing Strategies

by Stacy Blackman on April 2, 2019

Have you heard of the STAR interview technique? It’s when an interviewer asks you a behavioral question (which usually begins, “Tell me about a time [...]

MBA Preparation Spring Cleaning: Tips for April

by Stratus Admissions Counseling on April 1, 2019

Now that spring is here, time to do some cleaning up! Take a moment in-between dusting and vacuuming to organize your MBA applications as well. 1. [...]